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2014-02-10 11:10:49

A new study published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery finds that diaphragm pacing (DP) stimulation in spinal cord-injured patients is successful not only in weaning patients from mechanical ventilators but also in bridging patients to independent respiration, where they could breathe on their own without the aid of a ventilator or stimulation.

New Hearing Implant Uses Less Power, No External Hardware
2014-02-10 07:25:53

Hundreds of thousands of deaf, or near-deaf people around the world have benefited from cochlear implants. While these devices are undoubtedly a good thing, the hardware to make them work has been somewhat of a pain.

2014-02-06 23:21:33

Electrophysiologist Vivek Reddy, MD, of Mount Sinai Heart Launches International LEADLESS II Clinical Research Trial Testing New Investigational Leadless Pacemaker New

Amputee Feels Sensory Rich Information In Real-time With Bionic Hand
2014-02-06 10:59:41

Dennis Aabo Sorensen is the first amputee in the world to feel sensory rich information -- in real-­time -- with a prosthetic hand wired to nerves in his upper arm; Sorensen could grasp objects intuitively and identify what he was touching while blindfolded

2014-02-05 20:27:03

DUBLIN, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7qltb7/nerve_repair_and) has announced the addition of the "Nerve

2014-02-04 12:27:52

VALLEY VIEW, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies announced today they have received another allowance of claims from the U.S. Patent Office.

2014-01-29 08:30:20

Kellogg retina surgeons implant Argus II Retinal Prosthesis, or 'bionic eye,' for two patients with end-stage retinitis pigmentosa ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan.

Stalling Symptoms Of Parkinson's Disease Using Long-term Spinal Cord Stimulation
2014-01-24 11:11:58

Researchers at Duke Medicine have shown that continuing spinal cord stimulation appears to produce improvements in symptoms of Parkinson's disease, and may protect critical neurons from injury or deterioration.

2014-01-23 23:02:26

Long regarded as a Neurosciences Center of Excellence with special expertise in the treatment of movement disorders, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, will

2014-01-16 23:02:54

Transparency Market Research Report published "Cardiac Prosthetic Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.